Kips Bay

Manhattan

Summary

Median rental price: $2,950, min $1,725 - max $23,000

Why?
Not great commute
Touristy
Not great community
Not hip
Not great for nightlife
Not for families
Too noisy
Not diverse
Not great for shopping
Too trendy
Not great for dining
Too residential
Too diverse
Not green enough
Not safe
Too quiet
Too commercial
Not artsy
Not LGBT friendly
No good schools
Naah, not for me

Commute

Crime level

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Average, rank #120 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #59 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Medical Facilities
  • Schools
  • Internet Access
  • Resale or Rental Value
  • Gym & Fitness

Not great for

  • Nightlife
  • Parking
  • Shopping Options
  • Eating Out
  • Lack of Traffic

Who lives here?

  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Students
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
“A Pretty and Quiet Neighborhood, Access to All“

I really love having access to the waterfront running path and all the cool places around Union Square. It's really amazing how much quieter it is in this area compared to the west side. Compared to most places in Manhattan, this neighborhood has a lot going for it for the price.

JamesB8 • Jun 04, 2015
“A Beautiful and Peaceful Area in the Center of Manhattan“

I recently stayed at a hotel in the lower part of Kips Bay. My friends and I had a great time! It was really nice to be able to go to the local bars and restaurants after exploring the rest of the city. Also, it was only a ten minute walk to the East Village, Flatiron and Chelsea.

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CatherineY • Dec 01, 2014
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Eating-out

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Restaurants (39)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (16)

BBQ Joints (1)

Diners (7)

Food Courts & Trucks (2)

What do you think about this neighborhood?

Why?
Not great commute
Touristy
Not great community
Not hip
Not great for nightlife
Not for families
Too noisy
Not diverse
Not great for shopping
Too trendy
Not great for dining
Too residential
Too diverse
Not green enough
Not safe
Too quiet
Too commercial
Not artsy
Not LGBT friendly
No good schools
Naah, not for me